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Free Will Explained

How Science and Philosophy Converge to Create a Beautiful Illusion
Narrated by: Dan Barker
Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, Philosophy

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This audiobook features a compelling essay on free will from an internationally recognized authority on atheism and author of God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction.

Do we have free will? And if we don’t, why do we feel as if we do? In a godless universe governed by impersonal laws of cause and effect, are you responsible for your actions? Former evangelical minister Dan Barker and author of God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction unveils a novel solution to the question that has baffled scientists and philosophers for millennia. He outlines the concept of what he calls “harmonic free will", a two-dimensional perspective that pivots the paradox on its axis to show that there is no single answer - both sides are right. Free will is a useful illusion - not a scientific, but a social truth.

©2018 Daniel Barker (P)2019 Pitchstone Publishing

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